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Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie
Town hall in Marchais-en-Brie
Town hall in Marchais-en-Brie
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Château-Thierry
Canton Essômes-sur-Marne
Intercommunality Condé-en-Brie
Area
1
40.04 km2 (15.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
836
 • Density 20.879/km2 (54.08/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02458 /02540
Elevation 107–222 m (351–728 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie is a commune in the Aisne department of northern France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 and consists of the former communes of Artonges, La Celle-sous-Montmirail, Fontenelle-en-Brie and Marchais-en-Brie.

The town hall is in Marchais-en-Brie.

Name

The commune of Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie gets is name from:

  • Dhuys (or Dhuis), a small river, 21.4 km (13.3 mi), that flows through the commune.
  • Petit Morin, 86.3 km (53.6 mi), a left tributary of the Marne river that also flows through the commune.
  • Brie, the natural region where is the commune, a small plateau.

Geography

Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie is in the southern part of the Aisne department at 76.8 km (47.7 mi) to the south of Laon, the prefecture of the department, and at 18.9 km (11.7 mi) to the southeast of Château-Thierry, the subprefecture of the arrondissement.

It has an area of 40.04 km2 (15.46 sq mi) with an altitude of 107–222 m (351–728 ft).

Marchais-en-Brie and its neighboring communities
Map of Marchais-en-Brie

Composition

The commune is formed by:

Name Code
INSEE
Area
(km²)
Population
(2013)
Density
(Inh./km²)
Marchais-en-Brie 02458 12.78 295 23.1
Artonges 02026 13.12 196 14.9
La Celle-sous-Montmirail 02147 5.67 116 20.5
Fontenelle-en-Brie 02325 8.47 229 27.0

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